Arc of Ohio Update

Update: 8-1-17 The Arc of Ohio is a statewide membership association made up of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, friends, interested citizens and professionals.

David Scheetz: Ahead of his time

David Scheetz: Ahead of his time Before community inclusion and the emphasis to integrate individuals with disabilities into employment, David Scheetz was already experiencing the feeling of bringing home a steady paycheck while finding his way along the path of life. I first met David in the early 1980s when I started volunteering for Special …

Staffing Update

To All, As part of our ongoing transition process, I would like to announce several changes involving our Adult Services Management structure. Beginning September 5, 2017, George Gabriel will be assuming the role of an SSA Supervisor within the Community Services Department. On this same date Brian Meenachan will replace George as the Facility Director …

Always There Food Drive

I wanted to express my thanks to all of you that participated in the most recent Week of Service Food Drive. Together we donated 1,218 pounds of food and $535 to the Second Harvest Food Bank. Your generosity will go towards helping a great number of people in our community. Thank you again for taking …

Notice of Special Board Meeting

The Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities will host a special board meeting on Thursday, July 27 at 4:00 PM in the large conference room at the Board Office (4791 Woodridge Dr. Austintown OH 44515).   The purpose of this special meeting is for disposal/ salvage of personal property.  We will have a resolution on the …

The Communicator – June 2017

Our Graduates Through The Years Leonard Kirtz School celebrated its forty-ninth annual commencement ceremony on June 5th at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. The event featured keynote speaker Jeff Novak and a video presentation of “Our Graduates Through The Years” Congratulations Class of 2017!   Chelsea Maiese: Hard worker, pleasant, fun, lovable. India Sheely: …

The Communicator – May 2017

2017 Changes in Early Intervention by Melissa Leighton   2017 has been an exciting year thus far for our Early Intervention program. This is due to the Early Intervention lead agency change from the Ohio Department of Health to the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DoDD). The Mahoning County Early Intervention program and the Department …

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